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Discrete CollectionsThe Women's Library
TitleCox, Mrs Doris & Soper, Mrs Marjorie
Ref No8SUF/B/137
Box Fetch NoBox 1: Disc 29
Date15 Mar 1977
Extent106:00 mins
Admin Biographical HistoryDoris Cox and Marjorie Soper were employees of Eleanor Rathbone. See biography for Eleanor Rathbone.
DescriptionInterview took place at New Hall Farm, London Road, Harlow, Essex. Interviewees were employees of Eleanor Rathbone. Also see other interviews related to Eleanor Rathbone [8SUF/B/128, 8SUF/B/140, 8SUF/B/169].

Interview summary:
0:00 mins:
Elizabeth Macadam's personality. Description of the offices of the National Union of the Societies for Equal citizenship.

15:00 mins:
Doris Cox describes how she came to work for Eleanor Rathbone. Eleanor Rathbone's personality.

30:00 mins:
Eleanor Rathbone's secretarial arrangements and what her London home was like.

45:00 mins:
Eleanor Rathbone's Parliamentary speeches, her relationship with other politicians.

60:00 mins:
What Eleanor Rathbone was like to work for. Marjorie Soper's work as secretary of Family Endowment Society and National Council for Equal Citizenship. Women in India campaign. Parliamentary Committee for Refugees.

75:00 mins:
Marjorie Soper as secretary of Children's Minimum Committee, Doris Cox leaving Eleanor Rathbone's employment. Eleanor Rathbone's terrific following in Liverpool. Eleanor Rathbone's reaction to the suffering of women in India.

90:00 mins:
Eleanor Rathbone's great fondness for Mary Stocks [see interviews 8SUF/B/001 and 8SUF/B/002]. Eleanor Rathbone's puritanical streak.
Related Record8SUF/B/128
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsInterview recordings are available online and can be accessed at the link provided in this record.
Former Reference NumberTape 50
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